Traces the building and launch of the Tank Landing Ship Coconino County (LST-603) during World War II. During WWII, LST-603 was assigned to the European Theater of Operations. She participated in Operation Dragoon, the invasion of southern France, in August and September. Also shown are LST 521 SS Cape May County, an LST-491-class tank landing ship, and LST-470. Landing Ship, Tank (LST) was the military designation for naval vessels created during World War II to support amphibious operations... Topic: U.S. Coast Guard film.
Shot in the 1930s, this film profiles the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), the military academy of the United States Coast Guard located in New London, Connecticut. The four year program offered by the Academy is described, and the various academy, athletic and other opportunities presented detailed. Seagoing activities aboard a modern cutter are shown, including gunnery practice. Topic: U.S. Coast Guard recruiting film.
The sea lanes surrounding Alaska are the gateway to the Arctic Ocean, and of vital importance to the United States during the Cold War. In this film, the men of the Coast Guard cutter USCGC Klamath (WHEC-66) visit Alaskan waters, and perform various humanitarian missions among its Native American residents. Klamath also monitors the seas, servicing buoys and making certain the sea lanes are safe for transit. They also wave the flag near the shores of the United States' key adversary during the... Topic: U.S. Coast Guard educational film.
Details the work of the U.S. Coast Guard in the international sea lanes of the Northern Pacific, where icebergs are a constant threat to passenger and cargo ships. USCG patrol vessels track ice formations, assisted by B-17 aircraft. Features footage of the famed liner Queen Mary and USCGC Mendota (WHEC-69), an Owasco class high endurance cutter. Mendota was scrapped in 1974. Topic: U.S. Coast Guard educational film.
During a wartime emergency, the ships of the Coast Guard were supplemented by hundreds of civil craft. Outfitted as Coast Guard Auxilliary craft, these pleasure cruisers were tasked with such tasks as spotting enemy U-boats, and rescuing crews of ships sunk in the Battle of the Atlantic. This rare film, made as a recruiting tool for this special service, discusses how it all works. Topic: U.S. Coast Guard recruiting film.
On October 16, 1956, a Pan Am Clipper aircraft en route from San Francisco to Honolulu, Hawaii -- the Sovereign of the Skies -- was forced to ditch in the Pacific. Fortunately for the passengers, the U.S. Coast Guard vessel Ponchartrain was close at hand. This incredible film shows the efforts of the airplane pilot and co-pilot, and Coast Guard captain and crewmen, to save the passengers after a ditching at sea. The incident remains one of the proudest moments in the history of the Coast Guard.... Topic: U.S. Coast Guard educational film.
Shot in the 1950s, this film profiles the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), the military academy of the United States Coast Guard located in New London, Connecticut. The four year program offered by the Academy is described, and the various academy, athletic and other opportunities presented detailed. The venerable sailing vessel Eagle is shown conducting a cruise to Europe, escorted by the USCGC Campbell (WPG-32) a 327-foot (100 m) Secretary-Class (also known as "Treasury... Topic: U.S. Coast Guard recruiting film.
Made in 1940, this U.S. Coast Guard film shows the Cadet Cruise made by the USCG's class of 1940. The USCG cutter Bibb was deployed to South America with the cadets on board, and visits made to a variety of Central and South American ports. A transit of the Panama Canal is made, and Lima and Santiago visited along with Cartagena. Bibb is quite a storied sip. Built in 1936, the USCGC Bibb (WPG-31) was a 327-foot (100 m) Secretary-Class (also known as "Treasury Class") Coast Guard ship... Topic: U.S. Coast Guard recruiting film.
George Washington and Alexander Hamilton re-enactors and others take part in a ceremony commemorating the establishment of the U.S. Coast Guard in August of 1790 Topics: U.S. Coast Guard Founding, Television Program Source: Comcast Cable
This 1971 vintage U.S. Coast Guard film shows the proper procedures for a Captain of the Port inspection of a waterfront facility. In the United States, Captain of the Port (COTP) is a title held by a United States Coast Guard officer, usually the commander of a United States Coast Guard sector with the rank of captain (O-6). Captain of the Port duties involve enforcing within their respective areas port safety and security and marine environmental protection regulations, including... Topics: Periscope film, Stock Footage, U.S. Coast Guard
A profile of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter INGHAM, the last remaining ship afloat that sank a German submarine during World War II. Topics: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter INGHAM, Television Program Source: Comcast Cable
Historian and Coast Guard veteran Thomas Ostrom talks about the 225 year history of the service created under Alexander Hamilton in 1790 Topics: History of the U.S. Coast Guard, Television Program Source: Comcast Cable
Researcher Cedric Fichot, of University of South Carolina, disembarks from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy on July 21, 2010, after reachingSeward, Alaska, at the end of the 2010 ICESCAPE mission. NASA's ICESCAPE mission to sampled the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the ocean and sea ice. Impacts of Climate change on the Eco-Systems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment (ICESCAPE) is a multi-year NASA shipborne project. The bulk of the research will take place... Topics: ICESCAPE, U.S. Coast Guard, Healy, Seward, Alaska, NASA, Kathryn Hansen Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/4822099688/
byHerbert Hillary Booker 2nd - Tujunga, California - 2009
There are two issues to complete the Crow's Nest newsletter, Issue 12 has 40-pages and Issue 13 has 62-pages. The first page of Issue 12 shown here. Enjoy! Topics: Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
This 1960s Sikorsky Aircraft film, made for the U.S. Coast Guard, shows the activities of the Coast Guard along Atlantic and Pacific shores. The film includes footage of ships in distress beginning at the 2:30 mark, including a crippled passenger liner, a freighter on fire at sea, and more. Coast Guard helicopters and aircraft are seen operating in flood stricken areas, and at sea. A flying boat is seen at the 4:40 mark, and a 1940s helicopter is seen at the 5:00 mark. A new amphibious... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, U.S. Coast Guard, Merchant Marine, Helicopter, Sikorsky HH-52A,...
Scientists and Coast Guard swimmers test the integrity a melt pond on sea ice in the Chukchi Sea on July 9, 2010, before drilling holes through which instruments can be deployed to collect data. The research is part of NASA's ICESCAPE mission onboard the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy to sample the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the ocean and sea ice. Impacts of Climate change on the Eco-Systems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment (ICESCAPE) is a multi-year... Topics: Alaska, Chukchi Sea, ICESCAPE, U.S. Coast Guard, Healy, NASA, Kathryn Hansen, explored Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/4786296307/
This 1971 vintage U.S. Coast Guard film shows the proper procedures for a Captain of the Port inspection of a waterfront facility. In the United States, Captain of the Port (COTP) is a title held by a United States Coast Guard officer, usually the commander of a United States Coast Guard sector with the rank of captain (O-6). Captain of the Port duties involve enforcing within their respective areas port safety and security and marine environmental protection regulations, including... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, U.S. Coast Guard, Waterfront, Port, 1971, USCG, Fire Safety
President Obama gives the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn.. Topics: President Obama Commencement Address at U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Television Program Source: Comcast Cable
Teams of scientists set up equipment on sea ice not far from the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy in the Chukchi Sea on July 4, 2010, where they spent the day collecting data. The research is part of NASA's ICESCAPE oceanographic mission to sample the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the ocean and sea ice. Impacts of Climate change on the Eco-Systems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment (ICESCAPE) is a multi-year NASA shipborne project. The bulk of the research... Topics: Alaska, Chukchi Sea, ICESCAPE, U.S. Coast Guard, Healy, NASA, Kathryn Hansen Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/4774967298/
byUnited Staes Coast Guard, Seventh District, United States Department of Homeland Security
Children from Goodyear Elementary, Brunswick, Georgia; Belle Hall Elementary, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina; Imagine School, Bradenton, Florida; Pearl B. Larson Elementary, Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands; Andrews Elementary, Andrews, South Carolina; Golden Isles Elementary, Brunswick, Georgia; Seminole Springs Elementary, Eustis, Florida; and Fruitland Park Elementary, Fruitland Park, Florida drew pictures and activities that featured the U.S. Coast Guard's mascot Sammy the Sea Otter. The... Topics: coloring book, Sammy the Sea Otter, United States Coast Guard, U.S. Coast Guard, mazes, word...
This 1950s special interest short about sailing was made by the Castle Films company, a popular maker of 16mm films for the home movie market. It shows various sloops, sailboats, and racing sailboats. Australian racing dinghy's are seen at about the 2 minute mark. Dinghy racing is the competitive sport of sailing dinghies. Dinghy racing has affected aspects of the modern dinghy, including hull design, sail materials and sailplan, and techniques such as planing and trapezing. The... Topics: Sailing, Sail Racing, Tall Ship, Sailboat, Schooner, Cuba, Havana, Yacht Racing, Sqarerigger,...
Former U.S, Coast Guard light keeper, Fred Kahrl narrates and conducts interviews about Seguin Island, located at the mouth of the Kennebec River. The second oldest lighthouse in Maine resides on the island, perched 180 feet above sea level. Topics: interview, lighthouses, oral history, museum, maritime history, island, Fred Kahrl, light keeper,...
Description from 1956 film catalog: "A public information film showing activities of recruits during their first three months' training at the U. S. Coast Guard Receiving Center, Cape May, N.J." No National Archives description. National Archives Identifier: 6543 Topics: Cold War, United States. Coast Guard, United States. -- Coast Guard -- Recruiting, Enlistment,...
"How to Recognize Decorations - Service Medals and Insignia of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard." Davison Chemical Corporation, Executive Offices: Baltimore, Maryland. February 1943. Topics: How to Recognize Decorations - Service Medals and Insignia, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine...
Navy Department BUMED News Letter Vol. 1, No. 7, May 28, 1943 Medical Officers - Special Courses and Assignments ...1 Treatment of the Sick Not Experimentation ....1 Nocturne ....2 Meningococcal Septicemia May Simulate Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome Without Adrenal Apoplexy ....2 Carbamide Sulfonamide Mixtures - Use in Treatment of Compound fractures and Traumatic Wounds ....2 Psychoneuroses Precipitated in Combat ....3 Destruction of Red Blood Cells After Fat Ingestion, Possible Role in... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, World War 2, World War II, Tunisia, human experimentation, psychiatry,...
How ads appeared in the Second World War with a military and a naval theme as a way to demonstrate patriotism on the Home Front. Topics: War Time Ads, United States Army, U.S.Army Air Corps, U.S.Army Air Force, United States Navy, U.S....
byHerbert Hillary Booker 2nd - Tujunga, California - 2009
More military insignia art by Herbert Hillary Booker 2nd. 51st Infantry Regiment, 52nd Aviation Company, U.S. Army Airforne Command Electronics Board, U.S. Air Force insignia, unidentified patches, 18th Cavalry, Civil Air Patrol Olympics 1984, Revenue Cutter Service, and U.S. Coast Guard insignia. HHB2 Topics: Military Insignia Artwork, 51st Infantry Regiment, 52nd Aviation Company, U.S. Army Airborne...
byUnited States. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office
National Archives description "Reel 1: Introductory scroll titles give history and organization. Coast Guard Cutter underway. Storm breaks over sea wall. Disabled vessel at sea. Men at work on deck of Coast Guard cutter towing disabled vessel in heavy storm. Coast Guard stations on the Atlantic shoreline. Ship wrecked on reef. Coast Guard land force shoots line from shore to wrecked vessel and sets up breeches buoy. Shipwreck victims brought to shore by means of breeches buoy. Ship on fire... Topics: United States. Coast Guard, Seaplanes -- United States, Search And Rescue Operations, Curtis Bay...
Patriotic ink blotters reach back to the year after the U.S. Civil War, perhaps earlier and here are some from England, France and the U.S.A. Topics: Ink Blotter, Home Front, U.S. Armed Forces, U.S. Army, U.S. Army Air Forces, U.S. Army Air Corps,...
Today's pot is boiling over with poltergeists, Ghostbusters, deranged comic book fanatics, Coast Guard attacks, crazy-ass Randy Quaid & sexy-time at the school library! recorded 2-10-2015 with Jay J. Bidwell and Clint Thiele Topics: Fire, exists, eduardo sanchez, twitter, billy brooks, space station 76, star wars, et, men in...